WSJ: Should we be afraid?
Mr. Suarez: When you write a high-tech thriller and then people in the defense establishment start calling you -- people I can't name -- you feel you've hit a nerve. There are people looking out for national security who found the book's scenario troubling. That was one of the reasons I wrote it. We should be concerned. Parts of the book talk about economic meltdowns that could happen based on databanks being penetrated. The idea of a black box paradigm is used in many industries. People do what the screen tells them. And that's one of my concerns.